Monday, November 30, 2015
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, November 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.5.
The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 7-10 and a road record of 3-6. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 100.9 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 6-4. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 25.4 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.4 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Blake Griffin averages 25.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Chris Paul averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 8.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Portland averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.1 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 100.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 103.2 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 2nd with 13.5 per game. The Clippers allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Clippers force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 9-7-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-7-1 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/29/15 C Chris Kaman Ankle "?" Monday vs. LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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